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Iranian military adviser urges US to return to 2015 nuclear deal

FRANCE24, 23 Feb 2021
Iranian Brigadier General Hossein #Dehghan, a former Revolutionary Guard commander and defence minister, is now serving as a military adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali #Khamenei. In an #exclusive #interview with FRANCE 24, he discussed Iran’s nuclear programme, saying "we have never, ever, taken any steps towards developing nuclear weapons and we never will". He also urged the US to return to the 2015 nuclear deal. Asked about the war in Yemen, in which Tehran supports the Houthi rebels, he said that Iran would withdraw from the conflict if Saudi Arabia did the same.

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